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Links to Fun Technology Tools

These are some fun technology sites that you may find useful:


Doodle eliminates the chaos of scheduling and saves you a lot of time and energy when you’re trying to find a time to bring a number of people together. The service is used for business and personal scheduling by more than 10 million people per month. Instead of using just one option, Doodle enables you to propose several dates and times and the participants can indicate their availability online. You'll find the perfect time to meet in a quick and easy way no matter how many people and calendars are involved.​

Users have the ability to create an image from an item that appears on their desktop, such as a digital photograph, a graph created in a spreadsheet program or a map.  Jing also provides the ability to make animations or videos that show users completing a series of steps useful for instructing others.

For more advanced Word clouds, try Tagxedo, word clouds with style. Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.​